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Boatswain American I.P.A. - Minhas Craft Brewery

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Boatswain American I.P.A.
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BA SCORE
65
poor

152 Ratings
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Ratings: 152
Reviews: 65
rAvg: 2.71
pDev: 26.57%
Wants: 0
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Minhas Craft Brewery visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: smcolw on 12-17-2011)
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Photo of RJLarse
3.48/5  rDev +28.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

I bought a bottle of Boatswain American IPA in a grocery store (Trader Joe's). Poured in to a pint glass.

Pours a brinze color, clear, with a thin off-white head.

Smell is a sweet caramel scent, with a hint of pine.

Taste is a heavy malt presence. Sweet bread flavors, followed by a mild bitter finish.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied, slightly cloying.

Overall I think this is a better brew than previous ratings would indicate. It's a sweet IPA and not the hop bomb some people might be looking for in the style. It is very good in it's own right.

RJLarse, Jun 09, 2014
Photo of KevMo84
3.25/5  rDev +19.9%

KevMo84, Jun 06, 2014
Photo of trubeernick
2/5  rDev -26.2%

trubeernick, May 31, 2014
Photo of ruckus232
3/5  rDev +10.7%

ruckus232, May 29, 2014
Photo of Hoggo
2.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Hoggo, May 26, 2014
Photo of sjh207
2.5/5  rDev -7.7%

sjh207, May 25, 2014
Photo of Graham_D_Dillon
3.4/5  rDev +25.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Don't know much about IPAs or beer in general. I was surprised to see its rating so low on here. I wasn't expecting it to be in the 90s since not much is going on, especially since it's an IPA and I expected more because of that but it's not a bad beer. If the price is right, I think this beer is not a bad choice but for 3.75 at 22oz when I can get 24oz of Genny for .99, I'll go with the Genny. If it was lower though, I'd spring for it here and there though as it's not an overly bitter IPA.

Graham_D_Dillon, May 22, 2014
Photo of Nich7601
1.5/5  rDev -44.6%

Nich7601, May 17, 2014
Photo of Mark4prez20
2/5  rDev -26.2%

Mark4prez20, Apr 28, 2014
Photo of AnotherBeerGeek
2.75/5  rDev +1.5%

AnotherBeerGeek, Apr 21, 2014
Photo of Mikus
2.83/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

$2.29 bomber at Trader Joe's poured into my tulip glass (in 2 servings). Nice amber hue, and a finger of tan head (retained pretty well) and some nice lacing. Good looking brew. Unfortunately, I had to smell it next. Very light hop aroma for anything saying IPA (just a c-hair of a citrus whif). My perennial favorite... wet cardboard rounded out the nose. Gladly, wet cardboard didn't make the flavor profile. Mostly maltiness and a bit of molasses, with a bit (not enough) bittering applied. Heavy handed on the malt. Slightly watery mouthfeel. Overall, not quite 'okay', though let me amend... if you are not looking for a craft beer experience, and are looking for a buzz, this beer can be liberally applied as a cost-saving measure. Not a bad deal if you are just looking for a beer.

Mikus, Apr 13, 2014
Photo of stealth
2/5  rDev -26.2%

stealth, Apr 13, 2014
Photo of tdm168
3/5  rDev +10.7%

tdm168, Mar 15, 2014
Photo of dcbeers
3/5  rDev +10.7%

dcbeers, Mar 03, 2014
Photo of gregu2
3.25/5  rDev +19.9%

gregu2, Feb 25, 2014
Photo of DOCRW
3/5  rDev +10.7%

DOCRW, Feb 23, 2014
Photo of fredmugs
3/5  rDev +10.7%

fredmugs, Feb 16, 2014
Photo of guzzleacoldone
1.5/5  rDev -44.6%

guzzleacoldone, Feb 08, 2014
Photo of paulish
3.25/5  rDev +19.9%

paulish, Feb 02, 2014
Photo of semaj
2/5  rDev -26.2%

semaj, Jan 08, 2014
Photo of HopHeadRyan
1.75/5  rDev -35.4%

HopHeadRyan, Dec 31, 2013
Photo of tommy5
3/5  rDev +10.7%

tommy5, Dec 29, 2013
Photo of dmk91
2.25/5  rDev -17%

dmk91, Dec 13, 2013
Photo of largadeer
1/5  rDev -63.1%

largadeer, Nov 26, 2013
Photo of notchucknorris
2.25/5  rDev -17%

notchucknorris, Nov 05, 2013
Boatswain American I.P.A. from Minhas Craft Brewery
65 out of 100 based on 152 ratings.